Philippines: Typhoon Utor (Labuyo) Situation Report No. 2 (as of 15 August 2013)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 15 Aug 2013

Highlights

  • The authorities are responding to the immediate needs of the people affected by Typhoon Utor (locally known as Labuyo) in northern Luzon.

  • Eight men have died and 59,500 people are taking shelter in 6 evacuation centres and in the homes of relatives and friends.

  • The Office of Civil Defense and regional authorities will conduct a post-disaster needs assessment by the end of August to determine the response to the needs in infrastructure, agriculture and livelihoods in particular.

  • There has been no request for international assistance so far.

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